The following is a news release from American Legion Baseball.
IDAHO FALLS– The Idaho Falls Bandits have reached the American Legion Baseball World Series by defeating Cheyenne, Wyoming, 6-5, in the Northwest regional championship game.
The team is one of eight teams nationwide to advance from their respective regional tournaments to The American Legion Baseball World Series which will be played Aug. 11 to 16, at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, North Carolina. All 15 games of the 2022 American Legion World Series will be available for viewing via ESPN broadcast or streaming services.
Visit The American Legion website for a complete schedule.
American Legion Baseball has taught hundreds of thousands of young Americans the importance of sportsmanship, good health and active citizenship. American Legion Baseball has been, and continues to be, a steppingstone for millions of young people who have gone on to serve their country or community, raise families or play the sport at the highest level.
Millions of players have lent their talents to American Legion baseball since its founding in 1925, and countless have gone on to play college and professional baseball. Current major league baseball players who participated in American Legion Baseball include: Daniel Bard, Alec Bohm, Jackie Bradley Jr., Alex Bregman, Kris Bryant, Madison Bumgarner, Aaron Civale, J.P. Crawford, Jacob deGrom, Jake Diekman, Sean Doolittle, J.P. Feyereisen, Joey Gallo, Brad Hand, Bryce Harper, Rich Hill, Tanner Houck, Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Montgomery, Wil Myers, A.J. Pollock, Albert Pujols, J.T. Realmuto, David Robertson, Max Scherzer, Corey Seager, Paul Sewald, Daulton Varsho, Justin Verlander, Michael Wacha, Brandon Woodruff and Mike Yastrzemski.
Baseball fans can also follow along live on the American Legion Baseball app. The app, available through the Apple Store and Google Play, provides regional and American Legion World Series schedules, pairings, scores, stats, photos and weather, as well as news and headlines.